USQ Student Awards

Recognising student excellence - The USQ Student Awards are university wide awards which recognise outstanding achievement and student contribution to the community and the University. You can nominate yourself or someone you know for an award.

Nominations for the 2020 USQ Student Awards are open until 16 September. Nominate yourself or someone you know for an award through the online submission form


“The Student Awards really showcased my volunteering and set me out from the crowd of other applicants who all had the same university degree.” 
Kate Lack (2015/16 Award Winner)
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Ina Mills

USQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Service Award

Ina is President of the USQ Indigenous Student Association and coordinates fundraising events which enable Indigenous students to attend the National Indigenous Higher Education Sporting Games. She is also the captain of the College of Indigenous Studies, Education and Research (CISER) touch football team. She works as a USQ Student Ambassador and through this role contributes to a number of Indigenous events.

Lachlan Noller

USQ All Rounder Award

Lachlan is involved within the USQ community, as well as the local Toowoomba community. He holds leadership roles as a Resident Advisor (Events Coordinator), College Academic and Food Committee member and Meet-Up Leader at the USQ Residential Colleges. He represented the University on the soccer team at the UQ vs USQ Intervarsity Competition. He has also volunteered his time for Red Frogs Australia and Lutheran Youth Queensland as a Youth Leader. Lachlan has achieved academic excellence which has been recognised by the 2018 Chancellors Prize. He is currently finalising his dissertation for the Department of Defence in the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Division.